Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Bay Area Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,202,200

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Bay Area Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,202,200

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Page SUM 986,282

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13280 records found.